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Current Employee - Graphics Systems Developer I  in  Bristol, CT
Current Employee - Graphics Systems Developer I in Bristol, CT

I have been working at ESPN

Pros

- opportunity to grow
- smart co-workers
- team environment
- worldwide leader in sports
- goo energy from top to bottom

Cons

- very competitive
- some huge egos
- employees on lower levels not treated as equals
- hard to advance

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take a hands-on approach to knowing what your workers are doing rather than basing their performance on what others say...there's a general disconnect there.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Working at ESPN

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    Former Employee - Associate Director Technology  in  Bristol, CT
    Former Employee - Associate Director Technology in Bristol, CT

    I worked at ESPN

    Pros

    Lot of employees really work hard for the company

    Cons

    There is an old boys network their that makes it difficult to advance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I know the company is 32 years old and many of the management was there from year one of the company, but there are many younger management that is being ignored for advancement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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    espn great for backstabbing & politics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at ESPN

    Pros

    a paycheck is the only reason

    Cons

    politics, backstabbing, clueless management at most levels

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop lying and infighting

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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